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France to intervene if Syria's chemical attack proven true

IANS  |  Paris 

would introduce "intervention measures" against the Syrian regime if allegations that it was responsible for a on civilians proved to be accurate, French said on Thursday.

Speaking to local news channel CNEWS, Le Drian noted that no evidence had yet been found on the alleged use of in Syria, reported.

He did, however, say that "there is an accumulation of convergences, accumulation of indications suggesting that can be used or have already been used".

"If the use of was found, verified, attributed and the use of the left people dead", the French state would take "intervention measures to prevent the proliferation of chemical weapons," the top said, without giving further details on how the intervention plan would be implemented.

According to a UN commission of inquiry on war crimes report released on Tuesday, forces loyal to Syrian are likely to have used on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta near

The has repeatedly rejected allegations of using which it said were handed to the of as part of a 2013 accord brokered by and



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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 20:26 IST